We’ve all been up that creek. From the Oregonian:
About five miles off of the highway, around 11:15 a.m., the pickup attempted to cross Shitike Creek on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation but was stymied by the water’s depth and current. The driver and passenger fled the truck on foot, Hastings said.
or I’d be one of the Eagle Scouts returning their badges. I did get the Citizenship merit badge, of course, and Marksmanship too.
Lead author is Dennis Jenkins from UO’s Museum of Cultural and Natural History. NYT story here.
12/22/2011: Does anyone know a good place to get the springs on some old chairs repaired, and maybe new fabric?
“Navy fire controlmen”. Of course. Plus this. Damn I love this country.
and this is way off topic, but this sort of thing really boils my blood. The genetic engineering, fertilizers, and chemical pesticides of the green revolution tripled yields and increased food consumption and life expectancy among the world’s poor by decades. Some of us are rich enough to start worrying about the pollution – as rich people should. But this woman is pushing organic farming for India? You don’t think shit is polluting too? Where are you going to get the land? She’s an elitist crank. Meanwhile here’s the NYT obituary of Norman Borlaug. And here’s data from irri.org on Indian rice yields, per hectare. You can see the green revolution regression discontinuity in the raw data.